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Wolves Successfully Observe Sabbath, Crush Heathens

Austin Biehl, staff writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Humor

Last Saturday the WWU Wolves faced off against the Whitman Missionaries in a Club Volleyball match that once again proved the necessity of the #prayforwhitman campaign so generously instigated by the WWU student body. The Wolves left the match with broad smiles and a deeper sense of faith, ready to give t...

God kinda busy right now, so hold on just a sec

Jeffrey Gustaveson, staff writer

April 28, 2016


Filed under Humor

According to reports, God (of Heavenly Father fame), is kinda busy right now, so you’re just gonna have to hold on for a couple of minutes, ok? Telling reporters that the number of prayers he’s received in the last few weeks is just “too much,” even for a supreme, all-knowing being such as himse...

Include Christians in diversity conversation

Christopher Hankin

February 19, 2015


Filed under Columnists, OPINION

The class of 2018 has entered Whitman amid backlash at the school for a lack of diversity, both racial and economic. The student body expressed its dissatisfaction with admissions policies by staging protests like the "Créme de la Créme" piece on the steps of Memorial Hall and the Encounters walkout...

Freshman Males Claim to Enjoy Sex

Freshman Males Claim to Enjoy Sex

Kyle Seasly

November 29, 2012


Filed under Humor

In a recent survey conducted by ASWC, it seems freshman males are overwhelmingly enjoying the act of coitus. "I came into college not having much experience, ya know, in the bathroom. I mean bedroom," admitted one freshman male, Cam Srosby, after being assaulted by Senior Kappas wearing lipstick in the Beta bathroom because he "looked like...

Preacher-turned-atheist Dan Barker raises questions of religion, ethics

Preacher-turned-atheist Dan Barker raises questions of religion, ethics

Alex Hagen

November 17, 2011


Filed under A&E

On Saturday, Nov. 12, outspoken atheist Dan Barker gave an extensive, thought-provoking presentation on religion and ethics in contemporary America. Barker, who worked as an evangelical preacher for 19 years before leaving the clergy to join the Freedom From Religion Foundation, spoke about his personal experiences and beliefs before taking questions from the audience. The auth...

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